The Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association, Nigeria has paid tribute to the people and government of the United Kingdom over the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who is also the Head of the Commonwealth.
In a condolence letter jointly signed by the Chairman COSFAN Board of Trustees and the Secretary of the Board who is also the President of COSFAN, Emeritus Prof. Olugbemiro Jegede and Dr Biola Adimula respectively, the Association identifies with the British, the 56 Countries of the Commonwealth and the world at large on the departure of Her Majesty.
The tribute read in parts: “The commonwealth Scholars and fellows Alumni Association, Nigeria(COSFAN) identify with the British, the 56 Countries of the Commonwealth and the world at large on the departure of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, during whose regin we all enjoyed the commonwealth scholarships, fellowships and consistent support of the commonwealth scholarship commission, United Kingdom, through the British Council Nigeria, for career enhancement of our members and community development of the Nigeria society”.
“The extraordinary service of the late Queen Elizabeth II to humanity as shown through her humility, Patience, Kindness and Love will continue to be the hallmark of COSFAN’s activities of giving back to society.
COSFAN welcomes the smooth transition of the crown within the monarchy and pledges our loyalty and support to King Charles III. May the reign of the king bring Peace, Love and Prosperity to all as well as more recognition to COSFAN”, the statement added.